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HOPtoberfest 2019
Sunday October 13th
Rosedale Farms & Vineyards
25 East Weatogue Street
Simsbury, CT 06070

1pm to 5pm

Celebrate Max’s 6th Annual Hoptoberfest on Sunday, October 13th! Local beer is the best beer! Enjoy live music by Blue Eyed Blackbird and a German inspired spread by Max Catering & Events. We've been pickling all summer in anticipation of this Festival!

Ticket price is $59 + Eventbrite fee and you must be over 21 to attend. Ticket price includes 1 tasting glass, 2 oz. pours of some of the best beers in the world, a tasting guide and all the bites you can eat.

Designated driver Ticket price is $30 and all-inclusive except for Eventbrite's processing fee.

A portion of each ticket sold goes to the Max Cares Foundation.

Event is from 1PM - 5PM. We provide a time frame for our festivals - come when you wish. Limited seating and tables are available under our tent; lawn chairs and blankets are recommended. A valid driver’s license or government issued I.D. is required for entry and no outside beverages may be brought to the farm. Max's Catering and/or Rosedale Farms reserves the right to restrict or deny service of alcoholic beverage at their discretion.

This Brewery list will be updated as we get commitments.

So far we have:

Alvarium Beer Co. (New Britain, CT)

Back East Brewing Co. (Bloomfield, CT)

Banded Brewing Co (Biddeford, ME)

Beer'd Brewing Company (Stonington, CT)

Black Hog Brewing Co (Oxford, CT)

Blue Point Brewing (Patchogue, NY)

Breckenridge Brewery (Littleton, Co)

Carton Brewing Co (Atlantic Highlands, NJ)

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company (Elmsford, NY)

CT Valley Brewing (South Windsor, CT)

Counter Weight Brewing Co (Hamden, CT)

Dogfish Head Brewing (Milton, DE)

Down to Earth Brewing (Home Brewer) (Suffield, CT)

Downeast Cider Co (East Boston, Ma)

Fling Craft Cocktails by Boulevard Brewing (Kansas City, MO)

Founders Brewing Co (Grand Rapids, MI)

Hanging Hills Brewery (Hartford, CT)

Left Hand Brewing (Longmont, CO)

Lone Pine Brewing Company (Portland, ME)

Long Trail Brewing Co (Bridgewater Corners, VT)

New England Cider Company (Wallingford, CT)

New Park Brewing (West Hartford, CT)

Newburgh Brewing Co. (Newburgh, NY)

Ommegang Brewery (Cooperstown, NY)

Sixpoint Brewing (Brooklyn, NY)

Still Hill Brewery (Rocky Hill, CT)

Stony Creek Brewing Co (Branford, CT)

Stormalong Cider (Sherborn, MA)

Thomas Hooker Brewery (Bloomfield, CT)

Two Roads Brewing Co (Stratford, CT)

Willimantic Brewing Company (Willimantic, CT)

Victory Brewery (Downington, PA)

Wild Tonics (Cottonwood, AZ)

Zero Gravity Brewing Co (Burlington, VT)

All beers and breweries subject to change.

This event is rain or shine - bring your Wellies.

Seasonal Menu to follow as we get closer to the event date and know what bounty is available to us.

All dietary needs must be communicated upon purchase. If you surprise us with a food restriction upon your arrival, we will do our best to accommodate you but we may not have the resources available.


If you would like to purchase using Max Vantage points, please contact Max Customer Service at 860.566.8360.

If you have questions about this event, please call Max Catering & Events at 860.566.8366.

This is a ticketless event - all ticket sales are through Eventbrite.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

For Max Chef to Farm Festivals - Eventbrite fees are included in the total upon check-out. Tickets are refundable up to one day prior to the event, and this can be done via Eventbrite. Within 1 day of the event, refunds will be issued in the form of a Max Restaurant Group Gift Card for future use at any Max location. Please contact Max Customer Service.

For Max Chef to Farm Dinners - all taxes and fees are included in the ticket price. Ticket purchases can be refunded up to 48 hours prior to the event (6:30pm May 6th). Within 48 hours of the event, refunds will be issued in the form of a Max Restaurant Group Gift Card for future use at any Max location.

In the event of inclement weather and the event has to be postponed, the event will be rescheduled and all ticket purchases will be honored for the new date. Max Restaurant Group reserves the right to cancel or host the event, and final decisions on all refunds. We apologize, but Eventbrite fees cannot be refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of festival events, or 48 hours of dinner events.